Sunday, November 19, 2017

Some Favorites From One Of My Painting Instructors

 Berkeley #57 1955 Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn

 Ocean Park 79  Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn Stanford Studio 1963

In the late 1960's Richard Diebenkorn was one of my painting instructors at UCLA.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017


"Love is not an emotion,
it's your very existence."

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Old Telephone Numbers

"Telephone exchange names were used in many countries, but were phased out for numeric systems by the 1960s. In the United States, the demand for telephone service outpaced the scalability of the alphanumeric system and after introduction of area codes   for direct-distance dialing,all-number calling  became necessary."-Wikipedia

 I still remember my childhood phone number:  ANgeles 9-2432

 "Popular songs use old telephone exchanges in their names: "PEnnsylvania  6-5000" (PE 6-5000), recorded by Glenn Miller (the inspiration for that song, the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City . "BEechwood 4-5789", by The Marvelettes; 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A Lesson Well Learned

 "Cleaning and scrubbing

will wait till tomorrow,

But children grow up,

as I've learned to my sorrow.

So quiet down, cobwebs.

Dust, go to sleep.

I'm rocking my baby.

 Babies don't keep." 


Monday, November 13, 2017

Rock History Lesson

"Thus the Yardbirds begat Cream, Spencer Davis Group begat Traffic, Cream and Traffic begat Blind Faith, and Blind Faith begat Derek and the Dominoes and Ginger Baker's Air Force..."

Sunday, November 12, 2017

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